The table below looks at the statistics for WSUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WSUS over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WSUS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - -
As % of the Systems Management category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £356 £270
% change year-on-year
-15.61% +31.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +11.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Systems Management Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
63 52 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.73% 6.82% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 8
Average daily rate £363 £300 £246
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.02% +21.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £10.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% -27.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £26.10 £28.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +22.50%

WSUS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WSUS across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

WSUS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

WSUS
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WSUS across the Hertfordshire region.

WSUS Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

WSUS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WSUS across the Hertfordshire region.

WSUS Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

WSUS
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing WSUS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WSUS.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL

WSUS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing WSUS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WSUS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Support
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Support Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Network Support Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware